The perfect summer fruit salad

The perfect summer fruit salad


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About this recipe: Layers of fresh fruit are soaked a citrusy sauce in this colorful salad. It's the perfect fruit salad for a bbq or summer occasion. There are never any leftovers!

Nicole Graham

Serves: 10 

  • 160ml fresh orange juice
  • 80ml fresh lemon juice
  • 75g soft brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 325g fresh pineapple, cubed
  • 325g strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 3 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced
  • 3 bananas, sliced
  • 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 160g seedless grapes
  • 300g blueberries

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:3hr chilling  ›  Ready in:3hr30min 

  1. Bring orange juice, lemon juice, brown sugar, orange zest and lemon zest to the boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract. Set aside to cool.
  2. Layer the fruit in a large, clear glass bowl in this order: pineapple, strawberries, kiwi fruit, bananas, oranges, grapes, and blueberries. Pour the cooled sauce over the fruit. Cover the fruit salad and chill for 3 to 4 hours in the fridge before serving.

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